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My son wants 2 b a carpenter when he leaves school.... (13)

Jun 20, 2020 8:43 AM CST My son wants 2 b a carpenter when he leaves school....
It's in the blood the building/construction work, most of my family work in it,

Go on my son you can do it…

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Jun 20, 2020 9:12 AM CST My son wants 2 b a carpenter when he leaves school....
robitibob
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The best thing is join the aremed and get a full appentiship though them.
Jun 20, 2020 9:17 AM CST My son wants 2 b a carpenter when he leaves school....
robitibob: The best thing is join the aremed and get a full appentiship though them.
thumbs up yes appentership is key for the paper work
Jun 22, 2020 3:32 PM CST My son wants 2 b a carpenter when he leaves school....
Good trade. When someone needs a house, they don't hire someone with a bachelor of arts degree.
When everyone has a college degree, it's not worth the paper it's printed on. Lets rank trades where they belong...who ya gonna call?banana
Jun 22, 2020 3:42 PM CST My son wants 2 b a carpenter when he leaves school....
Jesus was a carpenter......
Jun 22, 2020 3:54 PM CST My son wants 2 b a carpenter when he leaves school....
I went into carpentry right after graduating high school, built houses for 15 years. Then I went back to school, earned a BS Mechanical Engineering in 1990. The best of both worlds, IMHO.
Jun 22, 2020 4:34 PM CST My son wants 2 b a carpenter when he leaves school....
BlueHeelersROCK: I went into carpentry right after graduating high school, built houses for 15 years. Then I went back to school, earned a BS Mechanical Engineering in 1990. The best of both worlds, IMHO.
Why are houses in Texas not build with brick instead of wood, considering the huge amount of tornados over there??????
Jun 22, 2020 4:46 PM CST My son wants 2 b a carpenter when he leaves school....
Orzzz: Good trade. When someone needs a house, they don't hire someone with a bachelor of arts degree.
When everyone has a college degree, it's not worth the paper it's printed on. Lets rank trades where they belong...who ya gonna call?
Ghostbusters?
Jun 22, 2020 4:48 PM CST My son wants 2 b a carpenter when he leaves school....
snowlynx: Jesus was a carpenter......
And look where that got him.....laugh grin
Jun 29, 2020 11:41 AM CST My son wants 2 b a carpenter when he leaves school....
Lasagna: Why are houses in Texas not build with brick instead of wood, considering the huge amount of tornados over there??????
Ok...I'll bite. Why?
Jun 29, 2020 3:47 PM CST My son wants 2 b a carpenter when he leaves school....
I guess you never taught him to paint. rolling on the floor laughing
Jun 29, 2020 4:03 PM CST My son wants 2 b a carpenter when he leaves school....
Nothing wrong with hard work.. It gets to the spine and hips tho.. As a thirty year plumber, I know this...
Jun 29, 2020 6:56 PM CST My son wants 2 b a carpenter when he leaves school....
Lasagna: Why are houses in Texas not build with brick instead of wood, considering the huge amount of tornados over there??????
I've lived in the Houston, TX area for over 35 years, never once had a problem with tornadoes. I don’t know anybody who’s house was severely damaged by a tornado. Oh, they do happen, but not a "huge amount" of them.

Even five hundred miles north of here in “Tornado Alley.” You’ll find lots of underground storm cellars up there, but still mostly wood framed houses.

I think if your house had a direct hit from a tornado it would be demolished - brick or wood.


Now, I have been thru a half-dozen hurricanes - sustained 125 mph winds and all. One apartment I was living in had a 6 sqft hole torn in its roof, another house lost a few shingles. No damage to any wooden frames.

Gulf of Mexico beach houses here (that are hit the hardest by a hurricane) are all wood frames. Their main concern is high water, so they are built on 10' tall stilts (which exposes the house to a lot more wind.)

Wood framed houses aren’t all that weak, there is a complex, interlaced system of bracing them, tying them together.

So I guess the answer to your question would be that the (lack of) need for the extra bit of security that brick brings doesn’t justify the additional cost.

Like buying insurance for getting hit by lightning.
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